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can doxycycline affect cysts

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Which cysts?: Ovarian cysts or acne cysts? For acne doxy can be given upto 6 months as it acts on a bacteria called propionibacterium acnes which causes inflammatio ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: If an infection has resolved and you have finished the prescribed course of antibiotics, there is usually no reason to return for a follow up exam. S ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Close to the eye: I would think the dermatologist factored in the risk of incision and drainage in an area like that... For example - cut too deep and you may damage th ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Some: True cystic acne usually requires isotretinoin, which is not for the faint-hearted or risk-free but is well worth it. You'll also need to manage your ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: No effect on ovulation whatsoever. Good wishes.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Rarely: There are case reports of glomerulonephritis occurring in Isotretinoin patients at a very rare level (one case in 38, 667 reported to fda). There are ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Doxycycline: The drug can delay your period.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
No sex: Certainly your doctor told you that while being treated for chlamydia you need to abstain from sex right? While the primary antibiotics for treating c ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Doxycycline: Doxycycline should not cause delay in menstrual cycle. Potential GU side effects could include: ^ menstrual cramps, bacterial vaginitis or vulvovagi ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Amols
16 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Antibiotics do not have an affect on ovulation.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: It should not interact with the medications used to treat chlamydia unless you simply forget to take them! take the medication and make sure that yo ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Preg can make them grow , twist or rupture so if you have one and are pg , you will need close monitoring as sometiems you may need surg during preg, ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Possible: But not certain, outcomes vary alot. You'd need a test (semen analysis) to answer this question.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shontae Buffington
16 years experience Pediatrics
Sometimes: Yes, sometimes this can happen. Each woman reacts differently to hormonal contraceptives such as depo; if it persists you may want to consider anothe ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovarian cyst: They do not cause cyst or worsen them.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Geisler
26 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
PCOS: No medicine shrinks the cysts of pcos, but metformin can be used to fix the Insulin resistance. Spironolactone is used block the androgen effects whil ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maureen Ziboh
25 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Women with polycystic ovarian disease tend to have fertility difficulties. They also have excessive male hormones or androgens that can prevent fertil ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Holtz
22 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
No: No, but you should follow up with your gynecologist as instructed. More than 1-2 alcoholic beverages per day is bad for your health in other ways.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Metronidazole should not affect your menstrual cycle. Best wishes!
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
21 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Erythromycin is safe for both men and women and will not affect fertility in either way.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Antibiotics should not have any bearing on fertility. However, if the antibiotics are used to treat an infection in the abdomen or pelvis, the underly ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The liver is necessary for metabolism of hormones and if the disease is severe enough it does cause problems with pregnancy and fertility. Mild diseas ... Read More
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